DePaul University Majors and Programs

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Current Majors and Programs

Communication and Media (BA)

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  • DePaul University’s BA in Communication and Media is designed for students interested in multiple fields of communication.
  • You will learn fundamental communication and critical thinking skills needed to enter jobs across the public, private and non-profit sectors.
  • You will take courses from a variety of programs in the College of Communication and School of Cinematic Arts, including: digital cinema, communication and technology, journalism, organizational communications, public relations and advertising.

Admission Requirements

  • 2.0 GPA
  • Minimum 45 semester hours earned prior to admission (completion of Associate in Arts degree is highly recommended)
  • Completion of MCM 120, 130, 233 and one of the following SPE 215 or 205 or 200

Business Administration (BAPS)

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  • DePaul University’s Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies (BAPS) with a major in Business Administration program is designed for adult students who aim to advance to leadership or managerial positions in the workforce.
  • The business administration major offers a practical business curriculum that provides exposure to a variety of functional areas such as: technology, project management, marketing and operations.

Admission Requirements

  • 2.0 GPA
  • Minimum 45 semester hours earned prior to admission (completion of Associate in Arts or Associate in Applied Science in Business Administration degree is highly recommended)
  • Students who complete the Associate in Arts should complete business core classes as part of the degree


DePaul Contact

Jim Rohde
Transfer and Adult Admission Counselor 
DePaul University Undergraduate Admissions

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Last Updated: 5/23/23